Category Archives: Health

Wkly Brief – Mental Health Awareness

Originally posted on Toss the Typewriter:
Recently, in reading an article pointing out a Data Visualization error 1, I came across a chart that compared the amount collected through social media’s Ice Bucket Challenge to the amounts collected for other…

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Brains in Pain

Last night, I started reading Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery by Janet Singer and Seth Gillihan (1/22/2015).  It was late, well past bed-time, and I figured I was good for a chapter or two before sleep overtook me.  An … Continue reading

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Battling My Blue Day – One Writer’s Angst

My angst started unexpectedly, easing toward my brain through an unknown backdoor. It started on my drive home from a night out. My husband had taken me out to watch the Costa Rica vs. Trinadad and Tobego Women’s CONCACAF soccer semi-final. While … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Mental Health Awareness

Recently, in reading an article pointing out a Data Visualization error 1, I came across a chart that compared the amount collected through social media’s Ice Bucket Challenge to the amounts collected for other “diseases that kill us”. This chart … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – United Against Breast Cancer

Last night I was enjoying dinner with a friend, when she reminded me that today, the first of October, is the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the month, and my kind friend, here are a few … Continue reading

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